Definition of anther noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

anther

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈænθə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈænθər//
 
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the part of a flower at the top of a stamen that produces pollen Word Origin early 18th cent.: from French anthère or modern Latin anthera, from Greek anthēra ‘flowery’, from anthos ‘flower’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: anther